Mashel Al Naimi waiting on the start grid in front of Indonesian champion Doni Tata Pradita at the start of the final race of the season. Mashel crashed just before the second corner, handing the championship to Alex Cudlin.
Mashel Al Naimi is a motorcycle racer from Qatar. He rides for Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation, QMMF, on a Honda 1000cc Superbike. He finished the championship in second place behind Alex Cudlin of Australia.